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1. Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader 1999

2. Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist 1999

3. Biography of Felice Lyne (1887-1935), Opera Singer Biography of Felice Lyne (1887-1935), Opera Singer 2008

4. Biography of Marion Talley (1906-1983), Opera Singer and Actress Biography of Marion Talley (1906-1983), Opera Singer and Actress 1999

5. Biography of Joe Turner (1911-1985), Blues Vocalist Biography of Joe Turner (1911-1985), Blues Vocalist 1999

6. Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance February 2008 A collection of stories by various Kansas City musicians in remembrance of Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, "Kansas City's Queen of the Blues," who passed away on Dec. 25, 2007.

"Mama's Tribute"...

7. A. H. Whitney Co. A. H. Whitney Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for A. H. Whitney Co. showing a portrait of a woman identified as Emma Abbott. Front of card says: "C. B. Detrick, Mgr. A. H. Whitney Co., Pianos and Organs." Front lower left corner has...

8. Musical Quartet and Singers Musical Quartet and Singers circa 1930s African-American quartet playing music with a group of men singing.

9. KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer December 26, 2007 Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, local blues singer, died December 25, 2007, at the age of 76. Her death was due to complications from a stroke. "She was a founding member of the Kansas City Blues Society...and...

10. Services for Myra Taylor Saturday Services for Myra Taylor Saturday December 16-22, 2011 Article about jazz vocalist Myra Taylor who died December 9, 2011, at the age of 94. Taylor had performed in Kansas City nightclubs in the 18th and Vine district during the 1930s.

11. Queen of the Opera Queen of the Opera February 24, 2013 Article contains biographical information regarding Joyce DiDonato's opera performance career. Details concerning her upbringing in Prairie Village and time spent at Wichita State University are provided....

12. KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival September 2004 Article describes the creative energy growing in Kansas City's performing arts community in response to the proposed performing arts center and other downtown revitalization projects.

13. A-Maye-Zing A-Maye-Zing June 10, 2010 Article profiles singer Marilyn Maye (82) and her 60+ year musical career. A native of Wichita, Kansas, Maye began singing in Kansas City clubs in the 1940s. Her career includes several hit records, television...

14. Mama Ray Hosting August Jam Mama Ray Hosting August Jam August 2011 Article profiles the career of blues singer Diane "Mama" Ray. Born into a musical family, Ray took singing and music lessons as a young child and performed in a variety of productions. In 1962, she moved...

15. Between Rock and a Good Place Between Rock and a Good Place January 29, 2012 Article profiles twelve women who are influencing the local music scene in various ways: Kristie Stremel, soloist and former member of Frogpond and Exit 159; Hearts of Darkness singers Brandy Gordon, Rachel...

16. In the Beginning...A Brief History of Heartland Men's Chorus In the Beginning...A Brief History of Heartland Men's Chorus November 1, 2006 Article recounting the history of the Heartland Men's Chorus, a men's choral group formed in Kansas City in 1986.

17. The Life & Times of Myra Taylor The Life & Times of Myra Taylor February 2012 Article reflects on the life and career of jazz singer Myra Taylor (94), who died December 9, 2011. Taylor's singing career spanned 80 years, during which time she performed and recorded with many jazz...

18. They All Have a Good Time They All Have a Good Time April 10, 1898 Article reviewing the performance of opera diva Nellie Melba as Rosina in "The Barber of Seville," performed at the Coates Opera House in Kansas City, Missouri on the evening of April 9, 1898.

19. Mrs. Ethel L. Buxton: Former Concert Singer Is Dead Mrs. Ethel L. Buxton: Former Concert Singer Is Dead Nov. 3, 1968 Article with photo about the life and death of Ethel L. Buxton who died Nov. 2, 1968. She is remembered as the "daughter" of the 90th infantry division in Germany in World War I and as a concert singer...

20. James Brown James Brown 1966 Articles about the concert appearance of singer James Brown in Kansas City Municipal Auditorium on Thanksgiving night, 1966, with photos. Prior to the concert descriptions were given about his musical...